Category Archives: Emotions

Is Someone You Know Living with Undiagnosed Post-Traumatic Stress?

We hear much in the news about post-traumatic stress as it relates to combat veterans. PTSD causes anxiety, tension, mood swings, personality changes, fatigue, cognitive issues and a range of other symptoms that make it very difficult for effected veterans to re-assimilate into society. But these symptoms can also afflict…

Meditation for Anxiety: How it Works & How to Start…Even if You Really Don’t Think You Can Do It

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More than one in ten people living in the U.S. suffers from chronic anxiety, and even those who don’t struggle with daily anxiety will still face severely anxious moments in their lives. Humans, after all, are programmed to worry. Being on constant alert is what kept our ancestors safe from…

Anger Management Self-Care Tips to Live a Happier and Healthier Life

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We all get angry. It’s a natural human reaction that you have when you experience displeasure, but when you have too much anger or you’re holding an excessive amount of pent up anger, mental and physical problems will occur. In fact, chronic anger can lead to a variety of issues,…

Don’t Let Holiday Stress Get You Down – Here’s How to Do It

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According to the American Psychological Association, 80% of people experience stress during the holidays. Overall, women feel more stressed throughout the holiday season than men. Some of the primary contributors to holiday stress for both genders are a lack of time, a lack of money, and pressure related to giving…

Over 80% of People with Depression Can be Successfully Treated

Depression Can be Successfully Treated

Depression affects between 10% and 25% of American women and 5% to 12% of American men during their lifetimes. Depression is a medical illness that can impact every part of your life – from your mood to your behaviors. This week (October 1-7) is Mental Illness Awareness Week, and October…